Jeffery "Jeff" Bruce Holmes, 61, of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Jonesborough, Tennessee.
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Jeff was born September 5, 1957, in Harlan, Kentucky, to Garner and Shirley Brucille(Metcalfe) Holmes.
Jeff was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. Jeff graduated from Davy Crockett High School in Jonesborough, Tennessee. He owned his own Heating and Cooling business and also worked for Tennessee Tech in the Civil Engineering department for a number of years before working for the Putnam County Board of Education in the maintenance department where he was the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor where he was currently employed.
Jeff is survived by:
Wife: Debby Holmes
Son: Andrew and Bethanie Holmes and their children, Cayden and Maddux
Bonus Child: Ronnie and Sarah Beaty and their children, Gage, Maddison, and Lilly
Parents: Garner and Shirley Holmes
3 Aunts: Carolyn Brown, Virginia (Holmes) Butler, and Frances (Holmes) Leftwich
Brother-in-law: John Kanable
Cousins by the dozen and special friends
2 Beloved Horses: Dixie and Storm
2 Special "Brothers": Perry Melton and Kenny Phillips
Jeff was preceded in death by Sister, Dana (Holmes) Kanable; Paternal Grandparents, Ander and Victoria (Jared) Holmes and Maternal Grandparents, Henry L. and Edna Elizabeth (Owens); 2 Uncles, Charlie Brown and Bruce Metcalfe.
Funeral Services for Jeffery "Jeff" Bruce Holmes will be held Friday, March 29, 2019, at 1:00 pm from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Harris officiating. Interment will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be held Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to Fellowship of Christian Athletes Motorcross Division or to Mustard Seed Ranch.